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Results From The Homecoming

Results From “The Homecoming” – Braekhus Destroys Mathis

By: Miguel Iturrate Oct 01 2016

Results From The Homecoming - It should go down as a historic moment for women's boxing and the sport in general as Oslo, Norway hosted a boxing event for the first time in many years. The main event was none other than Cecilia Braekhus (28-0), the women's welterweight top gun who holds world titles from at least five sanctioning bodies, as she faced the challenge of France's Anne Sophie Mathis (2...

Top Rank Goes Outside the Box

Top Rank Goes Outside the Box for the Pacquiao-Vargas Broadcasting Crew

By: Arne K. Lang Sep 27 2016

Top Rank Goes Outside the Box - On Monday, Sept. 26, Bob Arum announced the broadcasting team for the Top Rank show on Nov. 5 featuring Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas. In the press release, ESPN sports personality Stephen A. Smith is accorded top billing. Smith will be joined by Brian Kenny, Charissa Thompson, and Top Rank fighter Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley, a former WBO world champion ...

Friday Sees 3 Regional Title Fights

Friday Sees Three Regional Title Fights on CBSSN

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 26 2016

Friday Sees 3 Regional Title Fights - This Friday, September 30th at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, legendary boxer Roy Jones Jr. has his promotional hat on as he hosts a five-fight boxing card that sees the featured bouts air on the CBS Sports Network. The card is being promoted as "Knockout Night at the D" and the live broadcast begins at 8PM PST. The international feed will be carried...

Linares Outclasses Crolla in Manchester

Linares Outclasses Crolla in Manchester

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 25 2016

Linares Outclasses Crolla in Manchester - Anthony Crolla's title defense of his WBA world lightweight title against Jorge Linares was the main event of last night's Manchester Arena boxing card promoted by Eddie Hearn. Crolla was making the second defense of his title, while Venezuela's Linares was looking to return to the world title picture after a layoff of nearly a year. Linares entered th...

Canelo vs Smith Looks Like Bad Day For HBO Boxing

Canelo vs Smith Looks Like Bad Day For HBO Boxing

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 24 2016

Canelo vs Smith Looks Like Bad Day For HBO Boxing - The preliminary pay-per-view numbers for September 17th's HBO Boxing PPV showdown between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Liam Smith are in and the numbers are not good. Several sources are reporting the number to be in the 290,000 to 310,000 range, with some sources putting the number closer to 250,000. Even the best estimates for the fight have th...

Fury vs Klitschko Rematch

Fury vs Klitschko Rematch Postponed Yet Again

By: The Sweet Science Sep 23 2016

Fury vs Klitschko Rematch - According to multiple sources, the rematch between lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko has been postponed once again. They were slated to fight on July 9 but Fury pulled out with an ankle injury. The bout was rescheduled for Oct. 29 in Manchester. The news about this latest cancellation came from the Klitschko camp which was informed of this...

Braekhus vs Mathis Oct 1st

Braekhus vs Mathis Oct 1st – Eye on Women’s Boxing

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 22 2016

Braekhus vs Mathis Oct 1st - On October 1st, The Spectrum in Oslo, Norway will host a major women's boxing card that features top welterweight Cecilia Braekhus (28-0) defending her WBC, WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world titles at 147 pounds as she faces France's Anne Sophie Mathis (27-3-1). The bout is a rematch between two of the top women in the sport today. The pair first met back in September of ...

Philippines vs Mexico

Philippines vs Mexico At The StubHub Saturday

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 22 2016

Philippines vs Mexico - Second-generation Filipino promoter Michael Aldeguer is back at the StubHub Center in Carson, California this Saturday night with a seven fight boxing card topped by WBO light flyweight champion Donnie Nietes (38-1-4) who is moving up to the flyweight class to face veteran Edgar Sosa (52-9) for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental belt. Nietes has held a piece of a world tit...

More Results From Arlington

Results From Arlington – “Canelo” Ices Smith With Body Shots

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 17 2016

Results From Arlington - The main event of Saturday night, September 17th's HBO pay-per-view saw Mexico's Saul "Canelo" Alvarez facing England's Liam Smith for the Brit's WBO world title at 154 pounds. The stadium certainly looked to be approaching 60,000 fans as the champion Liam Smith entered the ring first. Smith looked calm and cool entering the ring, while the crowd showed itself firmly i...

Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs Named WBA Mandatory

Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs Named WBA Mandatory

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 13 2016

Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs Named WBA Mandatory - On Monday, September 12th the World Boxing Association announced on their website that they have ordered a "unification" bout between their "super" world middleweight title holder Gennady Golovkin and the holder of the "regular" world title Daniel Jacobs. The announcement comes after a weekend that saw both men win major fights. Jacobs suc...